Save the Date: June 22-25
Our featured speaker at our Friday night dinner will be: Sarah Lim, Director of the Merced County Courthouse Museum. Sarah will be speaking about the history of Merced.
For more information and to register https://www.wingfamily.org/reunion
Many of our Wing Family who aren’t District 13 members may have never heard of Merced. Incorporated in 1855, it is a city of about 85,000 people. Our Wing cousin Jeff Miller lives on a working ranch as do many other citizens of the city. Western style architecture can be seen throughout the town.
There are many things to see and do in Merced and nearby:
Castle Air Museum: https://www.castleairmuseum.org/
Merced County Courthouse Museum: http://www.mercedmuseum.org/
Merced National Wildlife Refuge: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/merced
Vista Ranch (wine tasting) https://vistaranch.com/
Rockin’ Jump (for the kids) https://rockinjump.com/merced/
About 45 minutes away from Merced is Mariposa California, an old Western town with more sights to see:
Mariposa Museum and History Center: https://www.mariposamuseum.com/
California State Mining and Mineral Museum: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=588
Butterfly Creek Winery: https://www.yosemitewine.com/
Yosemite Zipline and Adventure Ranch: https://yosemiteziptours.com/
Yosemite National Park is located 90 minutes from Merced, 45 minutes from Mariposa
San Francisco is about two and a half hours from Merced. Sonoma, Napa Wine Country is about three and a half hours away.